Soaring Magazine Index for 1996 organized by subject

Soaring Magazine Index for 1996 organized by subject

The contents have all been re-entered by hand, so there are going to be typos and confusion between author and subject, etc...
Please send along any corrections and suggestions for improvement.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, O, P, S, T, U, V, W, Y, None

A

Aerobatics
Sixth World Glider Aerobatic Championship, January, page 10
Oshkosh '96 (shows 'Learning to Soar: an Introduction to Sailplane Flight by Roger Gomoll), August, page 6
Aerodynamics
Flight Tests
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the L-23 Blanik, February, pages 13-18
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Ventus 2b, Part 1, April, pages 31-36
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Ventus 2b, Part 2, June, pages 16-22
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LAK-12 20.4 Meter Sailplane, July, pages 24-29
Dennis Brown, Wake Rake Testing of Mosquito N7LY, August, pages 22-25
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Super Ximango Motorglider, December, pages 35-40
Flutter
George Thelen, Safety Alert!, November, pages 44-45
Aerospace Education
Jack Gibbert, Past SSA State Governor Takes a Wife, January, page 4
Gene Hammond, Building Soaring, Part 2, February, pages 21-23
Terry Frazier, First in Flight, February, pages 31-34
Bob Nady, Club & Chapter Chatter (Soaring Magazine Issues After Life), March, page 16
Bob Nady, Ground School, Auto Tows, Feature Article, Reciprocating Memberships, July, page 17
Bob Nady, Community Aviation Day Participation, Sponsoring Safety Seminars, August, page 15
National Air and Space Museum "Explainers" Help Visitors Investigate "How Things Fly", October, page 7
Tom Janousky, Thumbs Up for Sky Sailing, November, page 3
David D. Hinckley, A Great Way to Let the Public Know, December, page 4
John Campbell, SSA in action: SSA at FAA Proclamation Signing (with NCAE), December, page 9
Affiliates, Chapters, and Clubs
Bob Nady, An Accident at Our Club, January, page 14
Bob Nady, Espirit de Corps, February, page 12
Bob Nady, Club & Chapter Chatter (Soaring Magazine Issues After Life), March, page 16
Bob Nady, Winter Ground Schools, April, page 9
Bob Nady, Local Activities, May, page 11
Bob Nady, Ground School, Auto Tows, Feature Article, Reciprocating Memberships, July, page 17
Larry Knauer, Blue Bayou Benefit, August, page 6
Bob Nady, Community Aviation Day Participation, Sponsoring Safety Seminars, August, page 15
James W. Swinnich, NSM Announces Plans, September, page 4
Bob Nady, History, Badge Camp, & Youth, September, page 11
Bob Nady, Expeditions at Home and Away, October, page 19
Bob Nady, More about Birds, November, page 20
Bob Nady, The NSF Equipments, December, page 19
Daniel L. Johnson, The Purpose of a Soaring Club, December, pages 41-42
Auxiliary Powered Sailplane Association
Pete Williams, Auxiliary Powered Sailplane Association News, November, page 7
Business Members
Bill Ray, Accipiter Aviation, Inc. Changes Ownership, June, page 8
Pete Williams, New Management for Glaser-Dirks Announced, September, page 6
Civil Air Patrol
Gene Hammond, Building Soaring, Part 4, April, pages 21-22
Bob Nady, Club & Chapter Chatter (CAP MOU with SSA), June, page 14
Jim Kellett, New Venture with CAP, September, page 6
Airscapes, IncCompletes CAP Glider Encampment, September, page 9
Ernest K. Meyer, Thanks Turf Soaring School, October, page 3
Civil Air Patrol Soars in Hobbs, October, page 6
Major General (George B. Harrison) Visits Hobbs, October, page 999
Collegiate Soaring Association
John H. Campbell, Clarification on Youth Winners, July, page 8
National Soaring Museum
James W. Swinnich, National Soaring Museum Holds Youth Encampment, March, page 9
Jaye Fish, NSM - 100 Years of Lilienthal and Chanute, June, page 10
Bernald Smith, Hawaii Beckons (for Barnaby Lecture), June, page 12
Janell Sullivan, Lincoln Award Call for Entries, July, page 10
Janell Sullivan, Lincoln Award Call for Entries, August, page 7
James W. Swinnich, Get to Know the NSM, August, page 9
Civil Air Patrol Soars in Hobbs, October, page 6
Lincoln Award Announced, October, page 17
Carla Page, Recognizing the Pioneers, October, pages 37-38
Another Lincoln Award Winner, by, November, page 15
James W. Swinnich, NSM Encampment, November, page 17
Landmark
Simine Short, Men Fly in Midair, Octave Chanute's Experiments with Gliding Flight Summer 1896 - Miller Beach, Indiana, July, pages 18-22
Simine Short, National Landmark of Soaring Program (Ninth Landmark), November, page 11
Soaring Safety Foundation
George Thelen, Training for the Unexpected Spin in Your Future, by Beverly Howard, January, page 45
Gene Hammond, Sailplane Safety, January, pages 45-46
Gene Hammond, Sailplane Safety, April, pages 49-50
Larry Sanderson, SSF Looking for a Pro, July, page 10
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, July, pages 39-41
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, October, pages 39-41
Vintage Sailplane Association Awards
Raul Blacksten, Franklin Wins Gross Award(,) Baby (by) Stoia Wins Moswey Again!, May, page 6
Jim Kellett, 16th Richard C. DuPont Sailplane Regatta, December, page 11
Jim Kellett, VSA Promotes Soaring, December, page 11
World Class Soaring Association
World Class Soaring Association, October, page 16
Airspace
Jim Short, Perspective, March, page 17
Grant Davis, Careful with Surfing, June, page 2
George Thelen, Are You Airworthy?, September, pages 40-43
SSA Opposes Proposed Flight Restrictions Over Rocky Mountain National Park, October, page 20
Art
Larry Sanderson, Announcing the 1996 International Aviation Art Contest, January, page 13
John Stahr, Airbrush Rendering of a Wilhelm Dirks DG-400 Between the Clouds, owned by Steven B. Wood, August, page 999
Bill Tomsa, Acrylic Painting "Run For Home on Silent Wings" over Southwestern Mountainous Terrain by Two Open Class Sailplanes, November, page 999
Awards
Mike Finegan, The Ed Finegan Memorial Sportsmanship Trophy, March, page 999
John Campbell, Youth Scholarships Available (including Bultman Award), April, page 4
Raul Blacksten, Franklin Wins Gross Award(,) Baby (by) Stoia Wins Moswey Again!, May, page 6
Fran Koerner, New Trophy Announced, June, page 5
Judy Lincoln, New Procedures for Barringer Trophy and Hilton Cup Claims, June, page 6
SSA Member (Ludwig (Lou) Wipotnik) Receives Award, September, page 6
1-26
Lew Neyland, 1-26 Roll of Honor (Inductee), July, page 2
1000 Kilometer Flights
Fred Ebner, My 1000 Kilometer Flight!!!, March, page 39
ABC Training Program
Tom Knauff, 1,000th Bronze Badge Issued, January, page 11
Badges
Flights
GNSS (GPS) Flight Recorders Not Yet Approved by FAI, January, page 9
Michael Steckner, Diamond Days in the USA, November, pages 32-33
Rules
Sporting Code Changes Effective October 1, 1996, September, page 4
Distance Awards
Judy Lincoln, Distance Award Winners Announced (for 1995), May, page 9
Jim Payne, Gordon Boettger, and Frank Roden, The 1995 SSA Distance Awards: Air Force Beats Navy and Army, July, pages 35-38
Frank Roden, Breaking Records. The Bronze Medalist, July, page 38
Hall of Fame
Edgar D. Seymour - Joins Soaring Hall of Fame, May, page 999
Carla Page, Gross/Seymour Inducted in(to) Hall of Fame, July, pages 11-12
Kolstad Scholarship and Awards
Kolstad Scholarship Winners Announced, March, page 17
John Campbell, Youth Scholarships Available (including Bultman Award), April, page 4
Lincoln
Lincoln Award Announced, October, page 17
Symons Wave Memorial
Carl Burson, Symons Wave Memorial Fees to Increase, March, page 9

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Birds
R.W. Long, Birds and Thermals, July, page 3
James F. Powers, Easter Sunday, August, page 3
Bob Nady, More about Birds, November, page 20

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Cockpit
Peter C. King, Bulbs, Batteries and Letting Go, March, page 43
K.J. Strack, Keeping Hand in Lap, June, page 2
Peter King, And a Response (to 'Keeping Hand in Lap'), June, page 2
Commentary
George Taylor, Is the ASW-20 the Messerschmitt of Sailplanes?, March, page 4
Peter C. King, Soaring..the Sport of Kings, Or At Least Very Rich People?, April, pages 37-38
Carl Rohmann, A Reply (to 'Enlighten Me, Please'), June, page 3
George Thelen, Safe Glider Design, June, pages 43-44
Communications
SSA Now on Internet, January, page 10
Competitions
Mark Kennedy, Changes Noted for Contest Reports, August, page 6
Rules Committee Members (Elected), November, page 7
International
Yasuhiro Yama, 13th Japanese National Gliding Championships, June, page 11
44th Ukranian Gliding Chapmionships, October, page 9
National
Peter Alexander and Richard Walters, Minden 95: 62nd Open Class Nationals and 8th Auxiliary Powered Nationals, March, pages 23-,2260,10327
Paul Remde, 1995 Sports Class Nationals, March, pages 33-38
Chuck O'Mahony, Nice Guys Finish Last, The 1996 15-Meter National Championships, August, pages 17-21
Richard H. Johnson, The Evolution of US. National Soaring Contests, 1995 Barnaby Lecture, August, pages 36-40
Bob Dittert, Great Championship Soaring for Six Days Turns to Farmers' Delight, Hobbs 1996 National Championship (Sports, Open, & MotorGlider), September, pages 13-17
John Chapman, 1996 US. Standard Class Nationals July 2-11, 1996 (at) Moriarty, NM, October, pages 23-27
Non Sanctioned
A Winner: Caesar Creek (Region 6 1995 Contest), February, page g
Richard Kellerman, 1995 Region II Spring Seminar, March, page 14
Jim Dobberfuhl, Blanik Meet Announced, May, page 8
Peter Kelly, (Doc Mays) Memorial Contest (at Vacaville, CA), August, page 10
1996 Montague Contest, byPeter Kelly, December, page 18
Regional
Cindy Brickner, Region 12 1995 Contest, January, page 11
Good, John: The Sixth Annual Seniors Soaring Championships, June, pages 26-28
Brian Lalor, Region 3 (1995) Contest Report, July, page 999
Region 6 South (1996) Contest, September, page 9
1996 Region Four North Contest Report, October, page 10
Knut Kjenslie, Senior Championship Contest Correction, October, page 10
Ty White, 1996 Region 11 Championships, November, page 18
Bob Hurni, The 1996 1-26 Championships @ Ionia, Michigan, November, pages 25-29
Region 3 (1996) Soaring Contest, December, page 17
Jack Wyman, Region Six North (1996) Soaring Contest, December, page 18
Rules
Karl Striedieck, Contest Rule Changes Are Approved, May, page 6
US Team
Sweepstakes Winner Announced, June, page 5
Computers and the Internet
SSA Now on the Internet, January, page 10
John W. Glendening, Information from Net, May, page 2
Tom Knauff, New Product EW View for Windows, June, page 10
Sharon Smith, So You Want to be a Cyberpilot, July, page 999
SSA Staff, How to Contact the SSA, October, page 3
Conventions
Rand Baldwin, News from the 1996 National Convention, January, page 15
Don Kawal, Call for (future) SSA Convention Sponsors, February, page 4
Virtual (1996) Convention, April, page 6
Bob Nady, Local Activities, May, page 11
Chuck O'Mahony, Four..Three...Two ...One... Huntsville Was a Blast!, May, pages 19-24
George Thelen, Wondrous Stories, May, pages 45-46
Bob Wander, SSA, San Juan Capistrano, and You, September, page 12
Marion Griffith, Jr, JAR-22 Study Group Coming to Texas, November, page 20
Cover
John Neel, Schempp-Hirth Ventus "OF" Piloted by Bill Bartell Over a Deep Blue Sky, January, cover
Larry Sanderson, Hannes Linke and Friends assembling his LS-6 at Flying M Ranch in Nevada as Viewed from Inside the Trailer, March, page 999
Robert Gaines, Bowlus Baby Albatross Piloted by Owner and Pilot Jim Stoia on December 28, 1995 Over Manning, SC, April, cover
Jeff Richards, ASW-25 "Hotel-Wilco" Piloted by Heinz Weissenbuehler Soaring Over Harris Hill and the Region 3 Competition Start Grid, May, cover
Bill Jack Rogers, Durango Soaring Club's Blanik on Aerotow Behind Pawnee in Front of the Mountains of Colorado, June, cover
Vince Miller, Mt Shasta "Through the Canopy" as Viewed by the Pilot from a Well-Instrumented Cobra 15, July, page 999
John Stahr, Airbrush Rendering of a Wilhelm Dirks DG-400 Between the Clouds, owned by Steven B. Wood, August, page 999
Steve Hines, Collage of the Trailers and Tow Vehicles, Launching, Finishing, and Landing Sailplanes at Hobbs 1996 Championships, September, cover
Ronald L. Poe, Schweizer 2-33 at Sunset over Willamette Valley in Oregon Piloted by Bruce Pearson, October, cover
Bill Tomsa, Acrylic Painting "Run For Home on Silent Wings" over Southwestern Mountainous Terrain by Two Open Class Sailplanes, November, page 999
James E. Densmore, Jr., Schweizer 1-34 Piloted by Mike Thompson on Runway Behind a Yellow Super Cub Piloted by Keith Butler at Mineral County Airport in Creede Colorado, December, cover
Credits/Appreciation
W. Stewart Tittle, Thanks Extended to Soaring Friends, January, page 2
James M. Jenista, Attribution Given To J. Livingston Seagull, January, page 999
Crewing
Tom Elmore, The Sultan's Tent, January, page 6
Paddy S. Welles, Crewing, Crew: The Hands That Lift the Wings, Scrub the Bugs, Drive the Trailers, and More, February, pages 25-29
Ron Martelet, Let Me Help, August, page 4
Cross Country Soaring
Wes Lineberry, The Day I Landed "My Ding-A-Ling" near the Astrodome, June, pages 36-37
Basil J.F. Mott, Forced Landing, July, pages 30-31
Mark Montague, Getting Ready for Your First Two Cross-Countries, September, pages 35-38
Charles Vorsanger, How I Landed Out and Learned a Small Lesson in Humility, November, pages 34-36
Culture and Tradition
Richard McIver, Take the Time You Need, April, page 3
John "Corky" Gill, The Tradition Continues, June, page 8
Vic Saudek, Where are We Headed?, July, page 2
Val Paget, The Safety Net, December, page 15

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Displays
Richard Kaleta, A Great Idea for More Exposure, January, page 2

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EAA
Oshkosh '96 (shows 'Learning to Soar: an Introduction to Sailplane Flight by Roger Gomoll), August, page 6
Education
John H. Campbell, SSA at (National Congress on Aviation and Space Education NCASE, April, page 4
Equipment
Batteries
Peter C. King, Bulbs, Batteries and Letting Go, March, page 43
Trailers
Julian Flack, More on Cobra Trailer Bolts, April, page 2
George Thelen, Life in the Fastlane, April, page 43
Errata
Tim Hanke, Attention Soaring Contributors, February, page 2
George Moffat, Change of Numbers, April, page 2
Robert Vanderbei, Questions Projections, August, page 4
Tim Hanke, Results Corrected, October, page 3
Knut Kjenslie, Senior Championship Contest Correction, October, page 10
George Thelen, Corrections, December, pages 43-44
Esprit de Corps
Justin Wills, Requeim for Jim Day, January, pages 31-32
Expeditions
GNSS (GPS) Flight Recorders Not Yet Approved by FAI, January, page 9
Jack Olson, Sometimes It's Worth the Effort, Turtle Mountains Soaring Safari, January, pages 23-25
George Nuse, Badge and Record Camp, May, page 3
Dick Johnson, 1996 Marfa Thermal and Wave Camp Report, June, page 11
World Air Games, August, page 9
Stemme USA, Soaring Adventure (to the Himalayas), September, page 7
Bob Nady, Expeditions at Home and Away, October, page 19
Pat J. McGrath, Jr., Soaring on Memory, October, pages 35-36
Jay Moreland, Utah is Diamond Country!, November, page 15

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Family
Gunter Voltz, A Family Affair, April, page 2
Ron Martelet, Let Me Help, August, page 4
Jeffrey W. Wohmart, Boyhood Dream Accomplished, September, page 3
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Billy Singleton, Certificates of Appreciation, February, page 999
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Jim Short, FCC Proposes Dropping Aircraft Radio Station Licenses, June, page 12
Jim Short, FCC Tentatively Removes Radio Licensing Requirement, October, page 21

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Growth
Gene Hammond, Building Soaring, Part 1, January, pages 19-21
Gene Hammond, Building Soaring, Part 2, February, pages 21-23
Gene Hammond, Building Soaring, Part 3, March, pages 19-20
Bob Wander, SSA GrowBook, April, page 12
Gene Hammond, Building Soaring, Part 4, April, pages 21-22
Nancy Graham, Growth in Soaring, September, page 10
Larry Sanderson, Milestones and New Direction, December, page 2

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Hang Gliding
Robert Clipper, A Challenge to Open Up to Others, February, page 2
Hangars and Accessories
Elsie F. Johnson, Out of the Weather, February, page 10
Juan Pablo Garcia, A Self-Contained Dolly: How to Dispense with a Ramp, May, pages 33-34
History
Walter Setz, Rex Spurs Memories, January, page 4
Red (Farren H.) Smith, More Memories Recalled, March, page 6
Fernando Rueda, A Note on History, April, page 3
Simine Short, Men Fly in Midair, Octave Chanute's Experiments with Gliding Flight Summer 1896 - Miller Beach, Indiana, July, pages 18-22
Jack Wyman, Franklin Glider History, August, page 2
Bob Nady, History, Badge Camp, & Youth, September, page 11
Wade H. Nelson, Colditz Castle Flight to Freedom, October, pages 29-31
Carla Page, Recognizing the Pioneers, October, pages 37-38
Simine Short, National Landmark of Soaring Program (Ninth Landmark), November, page 11
Homebuilts
Dave Hudnut, The 1996 Sailplane Homebuilders Workshop, November, page 9
Richard Thornton, SSA/SHA Homebuilder's 1996 Workshop, December, page 10
AK-8 Project
Project AK-8 - a Progress Report, November, page 11

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Inspiration
Marvin Willis, Liked Charlie's Article, May, page 2
Wayne Ginter, Soaring and Mountaineering, May, page 4
Emily Vandal, A Summer's Surprise Afternoon Adventure, May, page 41
Jane Taylor-Barrett, Soaring is Life, July, page 33
Walter Leu, Sheer Determination, November, page 3
Instruction
Mark Montague, How to Design a Glide Calculator, September, page 36
Tibor "Ted" Branczeisz, Emergency Training (for Leaving Clouds), October, page 3
Dave Treinis, New Videos, December, page 9
Flight Instructors
Billy Singleton, Instructor's Notes, March, pages 40,9004
Bob Davis, Clinic Well Attended, July, page 3
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, July, pages 39-41
Knauff Wins Award, by FAA, Flight Standards, August, page 9
Jim Kellett, New Venture with CAP, September, page 6
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, October, pages 39-41
Ground Schools
Richard Kellerman, 1995 Region II Spring Seminar, March, page 14
Erik Mann, 1995 Region II Competition Pilots' Seminar, April, page 6
Bob Nady, Winter Ground Schools, April, page 9
Bob Nady, Ground School, Auto Tows, Feature Article, Reciprocating Memberships, July, page 17
Transition
Dean Carswell, Sailplane Type Conversions - How to Transition to a New Model, September, pages 18-23
Instruments
GNSS (GPS) Flight Recorders Not Yet Approved by FAI, January, page 9
Emil Kissel, Garden Barometer, February, page 2
Tim Mara, ELT's for Sailplanes, February, page 3
Emil Kissel, GPS for the Common Pilot, March, page 4
Guy E. Acheson, GPS Mapping Programs?, March, page 6
Duane Eisenbeiss, Open Letter to SSA Board of Directors, March, page 999
George Thelen, Head in The Clouds, August, pages 42-44
George Thelen, Safety Alert!, November, pages 44-45
GPS
David M. Ellis, Development of a Secure GPS Flight Recorder for Gliding, April, pages 27-30
Insurance
Pat Costello, Glider Insurance, June, page 5
International
George B. Moffat, Introduction to Justin Wills: World Championship Competition: a Moral Dilemma, February, pages 35-37
Justin Wills, World Championship Competition: a Moral Dilemma, February, pages 35-37
Justin Wills, Comment from Wills, May, page 3
Pedro de la Serna, Journey in the Andes, August, page 2
Jacky Clairbaux, World's Dates Changed, December, page 9
Sites
Dean Carswell, Soaring in Britain, January, pages 33-
Jason Gregg, Racing at the CFHN (in St Auban, France), January, pages 37-39
Uwe Kleinhempel, An Invitation to Visit Golden, BC, February, page 3
"Damn the Torpedoes - Full Speed Ahead," (at Buzova Gliderport, Ukraine) by Oleksa-Myron Bilaniuk, February, page 8
D.J. Phillips, Lasham Not Mentioned, March, page 2
Dean Carswell, New Phone Numbers (for Britain), March, page 6
Dave Mercer, Invitation to Canadian Nationals (at Red Deer, Alberta), April, page 2
Doug Jacobs, Soaring the Rising Sun, April, pages 14-20
Wally Kahn, Lasham Left Out, May, page 2
Hasso Schroder, What an Experience, December, page 4

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Joint Aviation Authority (JAA) and JAR
Marion Griffith, Jr, JAR-22 Study Group Coming to Texas, November, page 20

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Launching
Aerotow
Thomas Knauff, When Are You At Most Risk? - Premature Terminations of the Tow, February, page 39
Tom Knauff, When Are You At Most Risk? - Premature Terminations of the Tow, second in a series, March, pages 21-22
Jim D. Burch, Glider Towing Accident Prevention, May, page 7
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, October, pages 39-41
George Thelen, Safety Alert!, November, pages 44-45
Ground Launch
Derek Johnson, Re-Inventing the Wheel, January, pages 27-29
Konrad Nierich, Low Cost Glider Tow, June, page 2
Robert Vanderbei, Questions Projections, August, page 4
Jim Short, Ground Launches by Derek Piggott, August, page 9
Jim Short, "Ground Launches" by Derek Piggott, August, page 999
John H. Henderson, Southern Eagles Conduct Winch Clinic, November, page 16
Hasso Schroder, What an Experience, December, page 4
Release Mechanisms
George Thelen, Are You Airworthy?, September, pages 40-43
Towplanes
Douglas Tomlinson, Needs Help with (Towplane Tow Hutch) Mod, May, page 2
Jan Scott, Tow Plane Statistics, May, page 3
Jim D. Burch, Glider Towing Accident Prevention, May, page 7
John McCoy, More on Cylinder Failures, July, page 6
C. See, Pawnee PA-25 Installation, August, page 10
Harold Kosola, More on Pawnee (STC), September, page 7
Stephen Garner, A Piper Pawnee Fix: About a STC to Replace the Fuselage Forward Wing Spar Attach Fitting, Cluster and Carry-Through Tube, Permanently Satisfying AD 95-12-01, December, pages 30-32
Literature
Book Reviews
Gren Seibels, Or What's Heaven For? by William B. Dehon, January, page 10
Val Brain, Glider Pilot's Manual by Ken Stewart, February, page 10
Val Brain, BGA Instructor's Manual by the BGA, February, page 999
Jack Lambie, Bruce Carmichael's Personal Aircraft Drag Reduction, March, page 12
Donald Anders Talleur, The Pilot's Outline Guide to Basic Aerodynamics by William M. Jones, April, page 4
Gren Seibels, Cloud Dancing by Robert F. Whelan, May, page 10
Jim Short, Ground Launches by Derek Piggott, August, page 9
Jim Short, "Ground Launches" by Derek Piggott, August, page 999
Bob Wander, The Art of Thermaling Made Easy, August, page 999
Inspiration
Charlie Spratt, What Soaring Has Meant to Me, March, pages 31-32
Mary Ripberger, A Successful Bean Field Landout, December, page 6

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Maintenance and Improvements
George Thelen, Good? or Lucky.., February, page 43
Les Sebald, Grob 103 Rudder Pedals, March, page 4
R.B. Richards, Word for DG Owners, April, page 3
Peter Selinger, Std Libelle Winglets Now Available, May, page 10
Bob Lacovara, Getting Wise to Gel Coat Cracks, December, pages 24-27
Meteorology
John W. Glendening, Information from Net, May, page 2
Glories
F.S. Kalinowski, What a Sight, August, page 4
Motorgliders
Super Ximango
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Super Ximango Motorglider, December, pages 35-40
Derek Piggott, Derek Piggott on the Super Ximango, December, page 39
Museums
Charles H. Davis, II, History Worth Seeing, August, page 2
Fred Thompson, Free Rides, August, page 2

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National Soaring Museum
James W. Swinnich, NSM Announces Plans, September, page 4

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Obituaries
Gary Carter, James Whitten Neffinger, January, page 13
Richard Ball and Lou Feierabend, Gale Abels, January, page 13
Justin Wills, Requeim for Jim Day, January, pages 31-32
Paul A. Schweizer, Wally Setz, February, page 11
Mark Acker, Dr. Gene Bert Walker, February, page 11
Alex Strojnik, March, page 16
Ron Clarke, Changes Ahead, June, page 5
Elemer Katinszky and John Serafin, Edward Makula, July, page 15
Paul A. Schweizer, William E. "Tony" Doherty, Jr., July, page 15
Mike Jensen, Ted Bahnson, July, page 16
Karl Winterscheid, Fritz Seger, October, page 10
Fred Voltz, Arthur R. Shanley, October, page 11
Richard Eppler, Hermann Nagele, October, page 20
OSTIV
Mark Kennedy, Opportunity for Publication of Technical Papers, November, page 18
Oran Nicks, Sailplane Development Panel Report, December, page 9
Oxygen
Patrick L. McLaughlin, New Product XCP-180 Oxygen System, June, page 10
George Thelen, Are You Airworthy?, September, pages 40-43

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Parachutes
Allen Silver, All Parachutes are not Created Equal, April, pages 39-40
Oran Nicks, Sailplane Development Panel Report, December, page 9
Patterns and Landings
William M. Jones, Pre-Landing Box: Concept for Traffic Patterns, July, page 3
Billy J. Singleton, Low Altitude Releases, August, pages 32-34
Bob Davis, Crosswind Approaches and Landings, September, pages 30-34
Dale Masters, Enjoyed July Issue, October, page 3
Sergio Colacevich, More on Pivotal Altitude, November, page 3
Roelof C. Cadee, Agrees/Disagrees (with 'Low Altitude Releases') ,, December, page 3
Mike Schuster, Launch Failures, December, page 4
People
Astronauts
NASA Astronaut Taking Sixth Journey Into Space, October, page 999
Tony Broderick
Larry Sanderson, Good-bye Mr(Tony) Broderick, November, page 2
John Byrd
Clem Bowman, Hats Off to a Champion (John Byrd), November, page 3
People\Octave Chanute
Simine Short, Men Fly in Midair, Octave Chanute's Experiments with Gliding Flight Summer 1896 - Miller Beach, Indiana, July, pages 18-22
Photography
Francis S. Kalinowski, Remote-Camera Boom Device, September, pages 26-28
Beverly Howard, Take Care with Modifications, December, page 3
Physiology
Margaret M. Rappaport, Fit to Fly, May, pages 36-39
Pilot Certification
Jim Short, SSA Drafts Principles and Alternatives Responding to FAA Pilot Certification Proposals, February, pages 19-20
Pilot Comfort
Karl and Iris Striedieck, To..Or Not To...?, No Question About It, March, pages 41-42
Peter C. King, Bulbs, Batteries and Letting Go, March, page 43
Hartley L. Falbaum, More on Topic of 'To..Or Not To.....,', July, page 6
Morris Technologies, New Product: Seat Belt Harness, December, page 16
Promotions
Jack Gibbert, Past SSA State Governor Takes a Wife, January, page 4
Gene Hammond, Building Soaring, Part 2, February, pages 21-23
Bob Nady, Club & Chapter Chatter (Soaring Magazine Issues After Life), March, page 16
Bob Nady, Ground School, Auto Tows, Feature Article, Reciprocating Memberships, July, page 17
Bob Nady, Community Aviation Day Participation, Sponsoring Safety Seminars, August, page 15
Tom Janousky, Thumbs Up for Sky Sailing, November, page 3
David D. Hinckley, A Great Way to Let the Public Know, December, page 4
Psychology
Call for (Aviation Psychology) Papers, November, page 9
Patrick Philbrick, Soaring Psychology: An Analysis of the Decision Making Process, November, pages 37-39
Publications
Ron Clarke, The 1996 Reader Survey- What You, Our Readers, Told Us, May, page 6
Ron Clarke, Changes Ahead, June, page 5
Janell Sullivan, Lincoln Award Call for Entries, July, page 10
Mark Kennedy, Changes Noted for Contest Reports, August, page 6
Ron Clarke, Classified Ad Rates to Change, September, page 4
Nancy Graham, Changes in US. Postal System Mailing Procedures, November, page 20
Nancy Graham, Changes in US. Postal System Mailing Procedures, December, page 9

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Safety
George Thelen, Training for the Unexpected Spin in Your Future, by Beverly Howard, January, page 45
George Thelen, A Stall-Spin Bedtime Story, by William Bentley, January, page 46
George Thelen, Good? or Lucky.., February, page 43
George Thelen, Head in The Clouds, August, pages 42-44
George Thelen, Are You Airworthy?, September, pages 40-43
Dan Edwards, Rope Breaks Revisited!, October, page 39
George Thelen, In the Hot Seat (Lightning Strike), October, pages 46-48
George Thelen, Safety Alert!, November, pages 44-45
Accidents/Incidents
W. Stewart Tittle, Thanks Extended to Soaring Friends, January, page 2
Bob Nady, An Accident at Our Club, January, page 14
George Thelen, Oh, No! Wrong Again?, March, page 44
Thomas Knauff, Preventing Stall Accidents, Part Three: Low Altitude Turns, April, pages 23-25
Gene Hammond, Sailplane Safety, April, pages 49-50
Jim D. Burch, Glider Towing Accident Prevention, May, page 7
Thomas Knauff, Avoiding Low Altitude Stall Spin Accidents, May, pages 25-26
Thomas Knauff, Preventing Stall Accidents, Part Five, June, pages 24-25
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, July, pages 39-41
Larry Sanderson, Unintended Victims, October, page 2
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, October, pages 39-41
Checklists
Hartley Falbaum, Landout Checklist, September, page 2
Dean Carswell, Texas Soaring Association Glider Checklist(s), September, page 999
Crewing
David M. Cahoon, Launch Crew Checklist, June, page 2
Commentary
Len Gelfand, Appreciates Safety Idea, September, page 2
Flight Reviews
Billy Singleton, Sailplane Safety, July, pages 39-41
Instruments
George Thelen, Corrections, December, pages 43-44
Launching
Tom Knauff, When Are You At Most Risk? - Premature Terminations of the Tow, second in a series, March, pages 21-22
Aerotows
Billy J. Singleton, Low Altitude Releases, August, pages 32-34
Stalls/Spins
George Thelen, Oh, No! Wrong Again?, March, page 44
Thomas Knauff, Preventing Stall Accidents, Part Three: Low Altitude Turns, April, pages 23-25
George Thelen, Sergio on Spins, July, pages 44-46
Sailplanes
Blanik
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the L-23 Blanik, February, pages 13-18
Bruce R. Beddow, An Instructor's View of the L-23 Blanik, February, pages 16-17
Jim Dobberfuhl, Blanik Meet Announced, May, page 8
Bill Jack Rogers, Durango Soaring Club's Blanik on Aerotow Behind Pawnee in Front of the Mountains of Colorado, June, cover
Heads Up, Heads Up, Blanik L-13 Owners, November, page 9
Emily Siroky, Sailplane Distributor Appointed, December, page 999
Genesis 2
Greg Crook, Introducing the Genesis 2, December, page 9
Glaser-Dirks
R.B. Richards, Word for DG Owners, April, page 3
John Stahr, Airbrush Rendering of a Wilhelm Dirks DG-400 Between the Clouds, owned by Steven B. Wood, August, page 999
DG-800
Pete Williams, New Management for Glaser-Dirks Announced, September, page 6
Lak-12
Vytas Peseckas, More on the LAK 12, January, page 2
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the LAK-12 20.4 Meter Sailplane, July, pages 24-29
Larry Knauer, Blue Bayou Benefit, August, page 6
Mosquito
Dennis Brown, Wake Rake Testing of Mosquito N7LY, August, pages 22-25
Russia AC-4
Gunter Voltz, Russia AC-4 Now Has Trailer, January, page 6
Gunter Voltz, Russia and Trailer Ready for Huntsville, May, page 4
Schempp-Hirth
Ventus
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Ventus 2b, Part 1, April, pages 31-36
Richard H. Johnson, A Flight Test Evaluation of the Ventus 2b, Part 2, June, pages 16-22
Schweizer
SGS 1-26
Lew Neyland, 1-26 Roll of Honor (Inductee), July, page 2
SGS 2-33
Ronald L. Poe, Schweizer 2-33 at Sunset over Willamette Valley in Oregon Piloted by Bruce Pearson, October, cover
SZD 51-1 Junior
Aero-Union Ltd, PZL Kits in United States, September, page 4
World Class Glider
Oran W. Nicks, American-Made World Class Gliders, February, page 2
Ed Neffinger, News from Apeks on World Class (Glider), March, page 9
Ed Neffinger, Apeks and Xian Form Partnership, May, page 9
B.B. Brown, A Quick Look at Flying the PW-5, June, pages 34-35
World Air Games, August, page 9
Jim Hogue, Pilot Report on the PW-5 World Class Glider, December, page 12
Ed Neffinger, World Class Update, December, page 14
Seminars
Richard Kellerman, 1995 Region II Spring Seminar, March, page 14
Erik Mann, 1995 Region II Competition Pilots' Seminar, April, page 6
Seniors
Clyde Chamberlin, Aunt Lucile - My First Passenger, February, page 3
Svend Jensen and Fritz Gasuser, Remember Old Guys Too, July, page 8
Sites
Bernald Smith, Hawaii Beckons, March, page 9
Grant Davis, Careful with Surfing, June, page 2
Steven A. Sutnick, New South Florida Glider Operation, June, page 11
Joining Forces (AirScapes & Soaring Centre), August, page 6
Andy Holoubek, The Crystal Squadron, October, page 4
Lloyd G. Kaufman, Experience West Texas Hospitality, November, page 3
Bob Oehl, New Soaring School (Keystone Heights Airpark), November, page 7
Norm Dalke, Soaring the Turtle Mountains (North Dakota), November, page 16
Gary, Indiana
Simine Short, Men Fly in Midair, Octave Chanute's Experiments with Gliding Flight Summer 1896 - Miller Beach, Indiana, July, pages 18-22
Honolulu, Hawaii
Simine Short, National Landmark of Soaring Program (Ninth Landmark), November, page 11
Moriarty, NM
David Cahoon, Desert Soaring Safari (at Moriarty, NM), August, pages 26-30
Soaring Society of America
Bob Wander, SSA GrowBook, April, page 12
Larry Sanderson, SSF Looking for a Pro, July, page 10
Bob Wander, November, page 19
Annual Report
Gene Hammond, Soaring Society of America, Inc, Annual Report for Fiscal Year Ended October 31, 1995, May, pages 15-18
Cadet Youth Flight Scholarship
Dean Forney, Scholarship Recipient Solos, March, page 6
John Campbell, Youth Scholarships Available (including Bultman Award), April, page 4
Cadet Youth Flight Scholarship Contest, November, page 9
Governors
Jack Gibbert, Past SSA State Governor Takes a Wife, January, page 4
Frank Reid, SSA Governors Appointed in Region V, February, page 4
Lorry Charchian, New SSA Governor Appointed, March, page 999
Sharon Smith, New SSA Governor of Louisiana Appointed, May, page 6
Sharon Smith, Texas Governor Appointed, July, page 10
Officers and Board of Directors
Board Minutes Available, January, page 9
SSA Board Elects Officers and Directors-at-Large for 1996, January, page 9
Hammond Elected SSA President for 1996, January, page 9
Candidates for SSA Board of Directors, August, page 11
Byars Elected Chairman of SSA Board of Directors for 1997, December, page 12
Larry Sanderson, Members Elect Regional Directors, December, page 12
Larry Sanderson, Board Selects Directors-at-Large, December, page 12
President
Gene Hammond, A Letter from the President, January, page 17
Gene Hammond, President's Report, February, page 12
Gene Hammond, President's Page, March, page 15
Gene Hammond, President's Page, April, page 10
Publications
Bob Wander, October, page 10
Bob Wander, December, page 20
Soaring Magazine
Reprints and Back Issues
Michael S. Finegan, A Proposal to Pick Up from the Past, January, page 2
Marcia Crowell, Magazines Available, April, page 2
Staff
Bob Wander, February, page 11
Lew Neyland, We'll Miss You, Eric and Arleen, March, page 2
Nancy Graham, New Badge and Record Secretary Appointed, March, page 9
Bob Wander, March, page 16
Solicitations
Sebastian Huhmann, German Glider Pilot Wants Help, January, page 4
Pat McGrath, Jr., Enlighten Me, Please, March, page 2
Douglas Tomlinson, Needs Help with (Towplane Tow Hutch) Mod, May, page 2
Nancy Graham, SSA Needs Volunteers for Oshkosh, May, page 6
Jack Wyman, Franklin Glider History, August, page 2
Fernando D'Anna, A year Here for a Year There (Cordoba, Argentina), September, page 2
Stemme USA, Soaring Adventure (to the Himalayas), September, page 7
Sebastion Huhmann, Six Weeks Soaring in the Land of Opportunities, Impressions of an 18 year old German Glider Pilot, October, page 15
Stalls/Spins
Gene Hammond, Sailplane Safety, January, pages 45-46
Ralph Jones, The Moving Wing Tip, September, page 3
Static Tests
A. Friess and B.E. Thompson, RP3, Rensselaer's Third Sailplane; The Static Tests, Progress Report #2, May, pages 27-29

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Technical Soaring
Mark Kennedy, Opportunity for Publication of Technical Papers, November, page 18
Mark Kennedy, Opportunity for Publication of Technical Papers, December, page 15
Techniques
Cloud Flying
George Thelen, Head in The Clouds, August, pages 42-44
Tibor "Ted" Branczeisz, Emergency Training (for Leaving Clouds), October, page 3
Patterns and Landings
Gennaro W. Avolio, Has Other Comments (regarding Knauff articles) ,, July, page 2
Thermals and Thermaling
Derek Piggott, Using the Reichmann Method, February, page 2
Julian M. West, Thermals or Wave?, March, page 2
John W. Brink, An Interesting Flight, December, page 3
Wave Flying
Herb Greenburg, 17,400 Ft, 80 Knots, Rotor Over Minden at Thirteen-Five, January, pages 40-41
Julian M. West, Thermals or Wave?, March, page 2
Larry Manofsky, Wave Possibilities?, April, page 3
Jim Payne, Claim Pending for World's Fastest Glider (100KM) Record: 235KPH!, June, pages 30-32
Jim Payne, Author Responds (to Wants More Detail), August, page 3
Tony Burton, Wants More Detail, August, page 3
George Thelen, Corrections, December, pages 43-44

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Ultralights
Richard Franks, What About Ultralights?, May, page 4

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Vintage Aircraft
Jack Wyman, The Franklin PS-2 Makes IVSM '95 with Minutes to Spare, June, pages 38-40

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WSPA
Erica Scurr, Young Pilots Featured at the Women Soaring Pilots Seminar, October, pages 11-15

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Youth
Gerald Downs, Jeremy's Big Day, January, page 3
Larry Sanderson, Announcing the 1996 International Aviation Art Contest, January, page 13
Emil Kissel, Garden Barometer, February, page 2
Jerry Owens, New Pilot Takes to the Skies, March, page 4
Dean Forney, Scholarship Recipient Solos, March, page 6
James W. Swinnich, National Soaring Museum Holds Youth Encampment, March, page 9
Gunter Voltz, A Family Affair, April, page 2
John H. Campbell, Clarification on Youth Winners, July, page 8
Fred Thompson, Free Rides, August, page 2
Craig Hilling, Congratulations, Justin!, August, page 4
Larry Sanderson, Unintended Victims, October, page 2
Erica Scurr, Young Pilots Featured at the Women Soaring Pilots Seminar, October, pages 11-15
Sebastion Huhmann, Six Weeks Soaring in the Land of Opportunities, Impressions of an 18 year old German Glider Pilot, October, page 15
Armand Mendeiros, The Other Perspective, October, page 16
Sporty's Announces Scholarship Program, October, page 17
Second Annual Peter Karlson Memorial Youth Camp, October, pages 18-20
Arne Wangsholm, How to Get More and Younger People into Soaring? - An Norwegian Point of View, October, pages 33-34
Chester Chang, Sr., Another One Bitten by the Bug, November, page 3
Jim Brown, Second Annual Peter Karlson Memorial Youth Camp, November, pages 12-15
James W. Swinnich, NSM Encampment, November, page 17
David Newill, Teenagers Like Soaring, December, page 16

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No subject
George Thelen, Asking the Wrong Question, January, pages 43-44
Beverly Howard, Training for the Unexpected Spin in Your Future, (SSF section), January, page 999
John Good, The Sixth Annual Seniors Soaring Championships, June, pages 26-28
Gren Seibels, Attention All Cockpit Potatoes, September, page 4
Gren Seibels, Attention All Cockpit Potatoes, October, page 6


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